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48 resources with the keyterm Song

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Are Your Favorite Rockstars Poets?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders decide if the song lyrics that they listen to, could be considered a sonnet or a poem. They are invited to explore lyrics and their meaning. Students write a persuading argument on whatever they decide, but it must be...
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Brainstorming for a Song Essay

For Students 4th - 12th
Use this brainstorming organizer to help writers organize their song ideas. Starting with the name of the song, they will use bubbles to brainstorm various elements of a song from lyrics to meaning.
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Poetry in Song

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Have your music lovers examine song lyrics and identify the poetry elements or tools used by a lyricist. They review the song individually before working in groups to discuss what they discovered about the song's narrator or character...
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Hill an' Gully

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders will practice pitch, harmony, form, rhythm, and syncopation by singing, clapping, and beating music patterns on their tutti instruments. They do this and then practice the song, "Hill an' Gully" found in the text, Spotlight...
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As I Lay Dying

For Students 7th - 10th
As I Lay Dying is an American heavy metal band. During your music unit about heavy metal, you can use this 10-question quiz. It includes 10 multiple-choice questions to test your class on the popular band.
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American Sign Language Song Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Engage your pupils in American Sign Language by bringing music into the curriculum. Groups select appropriate songs and spend time in class translating the lyrics into ASL before presenting in front of the class. Music and props are...
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Nos Creemos Americanos: Braceros in History and Song

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Mexican folk songs offer an authentic look at WWII immigrant workers. This study of the U.S. Bracero Program sets historians up with context information so they can write their own corrido. The class reviews themes and formulas of...
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Rock N Rhythm & Rhyme

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore rhyming and rhythm. In this rhythm and rhyme lesson, students listen to the song, "A-Hunting We Will Go" and add new verses to the song with words that rhyme. Students use an interactive tool to create these new verses.
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Chinese New Year Song and Dance

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students identify phrases within a song. In this Chinese New Year lesson students listen to a story about Chinese New Year and "Song of the Dragon". Students each write a phrase from the song on a slip of paper and as a class put the...
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Folk Music

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore Folk Music in Iowa. For this folk music lesson, students discuss different types of folk music and how it relates to life in Iowa. They take the tune of a song and write their own lyrics to describe their life. 
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Backstage with Elmo: David Beckham

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo interviews David Beckham about his favorite things. We learn that David likes playing soccer with his three sons and eating salad.
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Little Richard: Rubber Ducky

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Little Richard covers Rubber Duckie in a fun style; this could be a fun activity to use as a filler. You could have students sing along.
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Kids Sing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" with Ernie

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A variety of children sing “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.” Show this when you need to fill time between activities.
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Elmo Loves You

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo loves all kinds of things. He sings a song about all the things he loves, including, you! Have your preschoolers sing this song with their name in place of Elmo's. This would be a great song to sing for parents.
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John Legend And Hoots

For Teachers Pre-K - K
John Legend and the Hoots sing a song in this film. Use this clip as a filler activity to get your class singing and tapping their feet.
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You Gotta Just Believe

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kevin James guest stars in this Sesame Street video clip. He is dressed in a Santa Claus costume and sings "You Gotta Just Believe." What a festive video to watch during the holidays!
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Carol Of The Bells

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Jennifer Hudson and a forest of feathered friends sing the song "Carol of the Bells."
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Irish Step Dancing School

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Murray visits an Irish step dancing school in this film. Learners will love talking about this interesting form of dancing. They can even give step dancing a try.
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Some, Any, Every, and Indefinite pronouns

For Students 4th - 6th
In this fill in the blanks worksheet, students fill in the blanks to a song and sentences with some, any, every, or indefinite pronouns. Students also complete a crossword.
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Using a Floor Staff to Teach Pitch/Letter Names

For Teachers K - 6th
Students use a plastic "floor staff" in various ways to practice the different parts of music such as lines, spaces, various notes and note combinations. The teacher uses clear plastic (like the kind found in the hardware store) to...
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Do the Hokey Pokey in Many Languages

For Teachers K - 8th
Students replace the body part words in the tune The Hokey Pokey with the same body part words in other languages. They learn the vocabulary more readily because of the connection to music.
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Singing en espanol

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Congratulations! You've been hired as a song writer! Assign your class this webquest so they can research a Hispanic musician and their country, and then write a song in Spanish!
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John Donne's Poetry Worksheet

For Students 10th - 12th
Concluding a study of metaphysical poetry? Challenge John Donne scholars with a worksheet that asks them to identify the subject of several of his poems, to interpret lines, to find examples of metaphysical conceits, and to analyze how...
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The Song of the Lark

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Using the internet, class members research the biography of Willa Cather, view photographs of Red Cloud, Nebraska, and read the novel, The Song of the Lark. They discuss the film, its setting and characters, and explore the importance of...